I’ve been wanting to wear this floral blazer I bought from Apartment8 for the longest time now. The weather is finally much more tolerable recently — or not; so I decided to just go ahead and wear it to work today. PS: I was wrong. Weather man tricked me :( I think I lost at least 5 lbs water mass from all the perspiring /lol joke. Kept it simple today by wearing all black! I love...
Hello everyone! How did you spend your mothers day? Happy mothers day to all your mommies / and to you if you’re a mommy <3 PS: Forgive my super smiley face. Bunnies all over! I got this top from Cotton On last month~ I’m telling you, it was love at first sight! Sadly, when I returned to the store a week after it was already on 50% off (boo). Thankfully, it’s super cute...
DIY Floral Sunnies | Tutorial
This DIY project is fairly easy but a bit time consuming. Also, please make sure you constantly wash/clean your hands/fingers every now and then to avoid mixing the different colors of clay together — eew multicolored floral petals :o Have fun! *** MATERIALS: • Sunnies ! Make sure you have enough room for the flowers on the upper rim —or lower if you’re planning to...
Cat Prints and Floral Sunnies
Hello everyone! Yes, I am still very much alive :D I’m so sorry I haven’t been updating my blog recently ~ I’ve been so busy with things I haven’t had the time to even open my tumblr account #boohoo Anyway, I met up with my good friend Keita for lunch today! We haven’t seen each other since forever (cue sad music)~! Sadly, Val and Jade couldn’t join us (we...
TUTUM SHOES ILLUSTRATION : LOUIS FLATS
Last illustration out of four for Tutum Shoes :D (for now — I don’t think I’ll ever get tired of illustrating their shoes LOL) Louis flats ( P 850.00 ) *** I was initially going to illustrate Jennica however, I felt Louis is more suitable for the outfit/hmm… what do you think? :D *** Check out their page for new styles! :)
Flowers and Summer
Received this gorgeous flower crown in the mail today :) Thank you so much Jaimie of @heyjaimiegirlonline (Instagram Account) for sending me this! I adore it! :) *** *** Lipstick : Candy Doll : Ramune Pink Peek-a-Boo top from Apartment8
03.20.13 | Striving
Wow. I never realized how hard it is to take decent/aesthetically pleasing photos for my fashion related entries! I’ve been backtracking through my posts and realized how lousy and boring my shots were! I mean, really…a plain outfit on a plain wall. Spell mediocre. I’m now striving to post better shots but as we all know, I’m not really the most brilliant photographer...
03.15.13 | A Boring Friday
Sharing my very #ufod (useless fashion of the day) just because my cardigan has a cute Hello Kitty face patch! :D It really sucks that I can’t wear my colorful denim/skirts to work :( I would’ve paired this with something more aesthetically pleasing rather than just regular slacks. meh. /story of my work life. *** Hello Kitty x Forever21 cardigan! :) Cute!!! Love the neon...
Second week here at The Fort! Finally found an awesome ‘picture-perfect-spot’ heehee :D I was rummaging through my closet last night and totally forgot I had this cute polka dotted top from Zara! <3 The skirt I got from Forever21 ~ It’s so comfy and bonus points for being so girly and flouncy! [[MORE]] Baby pink glittery flats from Payless…. KIDS!!! Way cheaper...
DIY Panda Face Sweater | Tutorial
I was dying to buy this panda sweater from Miss Selfridge because it was on sale for 30% off a few months ago (December?) but the last one wasn’t my size! boohoohoo ~ So I decided to make one myself :D New motto in life : If you can’t have / buy it, make it yourself! *** Luckily, I got this pretty knitted sweater at 50% off from Forever21 ! :D It only cost me around...
Not sure if you can see the color but I’m using my MAC (Gotta Dash!) Lipstick from Lannel Boutique (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Lannel-Boutique/138631086213202) — I’m starting to appreciate lipsticks ! :D Thinking of getting a red or a pink one soon! Check out their page~ They sell MAC products at a lower cost :) We moved to The Fort last week (office) ~ I love the...
Free iPhone Wallpaper and Lock Screen | February
Better late than never! heehee~ :) Little pandas peeking at the bottom ! “I Can Fly” Panda wallpaper and lock screen for iPhone 4/s ! (For iPhone 5 users, I think you have to adjust a bit) FREE FOR PERSONAL USE ONLY ARTWORK © CRISSEY SI [[MORE]] *** HOW TO USE: 1. Save the 2 images on your desktop/PC/Mac/You get the point 2. Send the 2 images via email 3. Open your...
TUTUM SHOES ILLUSTRATION : BRENDA BOOTS
Illustration number 2 for Tutum Shoes ! It’s actually a collaboration *but I won’t tell you what it’s for…yet!* But you’ll find out soon! :) Brenda has always been one of my favorites from Tutum Shoes ~ My favorite variation/color is definitely the grey one! Too bad they didn’t have it in my size anymore so I opted for the black one instead :) Speaking...
DIY Pearls + Flowers Nekomimi 'Kitty Ears'...
Materials: • Bead wire (not too thick) • Pearls — you can add other beads if you want (Like sparkly crystal beads perhaps?) • Flowers (You can buy it per yard at Carolinas / bead / craft shops) • Thin Headband [[MORE]] • Pliers / Craft tools • Mighty Bond or Glue Gun *** STEPS: Prepare 2 bead wires of equal length — for the cat ears shape. Don’t worry about excess...
Maybelline Limited Edition Hello Kitty Volum'...
I received this Limited Edition Mascara from a very good friend of mine for Christmas (late, I know right) ~ I’ve already seen this mascara on shelves a few years back but I wasn’t too keen on buying it (Yes, despite it being Hello Kitty) since I’ve already tried using the regular one (Maybelline Volum’ Express) — which coincidentally, was one of the first mascaras...
Hearts and Stripes : Nail Art Tutorial
Do you miss my nail art tutorials? hehe :) MATERIALS: • Nail polish (2-3 colors) * L-R : Etude House White , Face Shop Pink, Etude House Baby Pink • Scotch Tape (Preferably 3M / Magic tape) • Scissors • Pencil / Pen [[MORE]] *** Paint on your base colors :) Make it as opaque as possible then wait for it to dry. *** Get a strip of tape (not too long) and make a little fold...
Tutum Shoes Illustration : Charisse Boots
*** • Unipin 0.05, 0.1, 0.2, and 0.5 • Rhodia Sketchpad ***
K-Palette 1 Day Tattoo Eyeliner Review
I received this GORGEOUS (ehem, pink biased) K-Palette eyeliner a few weeks back. Obviously, I adore the Limited Edition packaging! ~ ( Thanks so much Cheryl! ) English description/instructions located at the back are always helpful and informative! This is my second eyeliner from K-Palette ( I bought the ‘Deep Brown’ shade in Sasa Singapore roughly about a year ago) ~ I also...
Fashionary Planner and Artwork Giveaway
Are you ready for another Avalon.ph giveaway? :) If you’ve been following my blog, you might have read a review I made for the FASHIONARY sketchbook. Up for grabs for this giveaway is a 2013 Fashionary Planner PLUS a Fashionary drawing from me! :) Here’s what it looks like : The 1st Planner with extensive Fashion Information 16-month weekly planner Size: 14cm (W) x...
Free iPhone Wallpaper and Lock Screen | January
Hi guys! Hope you’ll like these~ I’ll try to make one every month (☆^O^☆) ***[[MORE]] *** Free for PERSONAL USE only. Enjoy! (((o(*ﾟ▽ﾟ*)o)))
Revamp your old iPod | DIY Tutorial
My (super) old iPod nano Old and boring, right? So I decided to revamp it since I was super bored a while ago (so impulsive) ! *** [[MORE]] MATERIALS: • Spray Paint (True Value at around P100+) • Sticker Gems (Japan Home at P88 a sheet) • Your old iPod • Newspaper • Masking Tape • Artist Knife (National Bookstore) — Will make your life easier but a regular cutter will do if...
Kracie Prostyle Fuwarie : Review
I decided to give this a try since Tricia swears by it~! (hallooo Tweesia!) I also would have bought it in a heartbeat anyway because it has the cutest packaging in the world! The Prostyle Fuwarie Hair Mist by Kracie comes in 3 variations : 1. Straight Style 2. Curly Style 3. Air Bob Style I ended up purchasing the third (Air Bob) since I plan to use it on my forever moody and rebellious...
Davines Nounou line | Review & Giveaway
Hello! I’m so sorry this review/giveaway came in so late! Anyway, here it is! :D Just a brief background before the review ♥ ” Davines is an Italian brand based in Parma, Italy whose main philosophy is to bring out the beauty from the marriage of nature and technology through processes that promote sustainable beauty. Our primary focus is to promote beauty, while keeping in mind...
Rhodia [ Uni - Blank ] Sketchpad Review
Hi everyone! Hope you had a splendid Christmas! Before anything else, I want to wish you all a very happy new year ! (*･∀･)／♡＼(･∀･*) Thank you for always reading my random entries! hee~ Anyway, I’m so excited to share my new sketchpad review with everyone! Got this at Fully Booked [Eastwood Branch] a few days back :) It cost me Php 280.00 for 30 pages of high grade vellum...
Canvas Tote Giveaway
How was your Christmas? Hope you guys had a splendid time! :) Here’s a little treat (better late than never!) for my followers! I’ll be giving away two (2) canvas totes designed by - yours truly - ! I’ll make it very easy! All you have to do is : 1. Follow/Like my Facebook (Crissey8) / Instagram (Crissey8) / and Twitter (Crissey8) — Winner must be my follower...
TUTORIAL | DIY Ombre Jeans + Jeans Roll-up
Long overdue post is long overdue. Finally found the time to edit/post the photos hehe :) This is for everyone asking me how to make ombre jeans ~ I added a cute polkadot roll-up design too! I’m going to use white since it’s easier to dye. Colored fabric (medium-dark) will require some bleaching :) I actually tried it on my black denim shorts and it’s a bit tricky — Will...
DIY Tattoo Tights/Stockings Tutorial
Sorry for not posting often! :( But as promised, here’s another easy DIY tutorial! :) I’ve been seeing this trend for quite sometime now and I think it really looks cute ! I’ll be teaching you how to transfer your design/drawing on to your stockings. If you want to use a design you found on the internet, please make sure you’re going to use it personally / do not...
Studio Boheme x Crissey : Lilac Bow-Happy Honey...
Want to win this Lilac Bow-Happy Honey Badger I designed? :D Here’s how! It’s super easy :D *** MECHANICS: •Follow Studio Boheme on Facebook, Twitter, and/or Instagram • Follow me on Facebook, Twitter, and/or Instagram • Post an outfit coordinate ! What would you wear together with the Lilac Bow-Happy Honey Badger? Sample: PS: You can use POLYVORE to make it easier...
Swag and Spikes
Received this spiked cap from my *self proclaimed* shobes! Kayley and Kristin See of Elle Poupee (fb.com/EllePoupee) Top is from : Apartment 8 Clothing I swear, these girls are the sweetest! They always include letters and drawings for me every time they send me items ;_; /heart flutters. Coincidentally, I love reading feedback and comments from my followers too! Makes me feel more...
Blazer : Forever 21 Cropped Denim Corset Top : Topshop Skirt : Happy Stripes ( https://www.facebook.com/HappyStripesss ) Lesie Flats : Tutum Shop ( facebook.com/tutumshop1 ) *** AHH~ Missed this drawing style so much! LOL Must practice again! *u*
Please note that this entry will contain several irrelevant or just plain stupid random rants about friendship in general, some lessons learned these past few years, etc, etc, etc — yep, pretty much very random. I’m not particularly good at expressing myself through writing (duh, I’m an artist remember /cry) so expect it to be a bit incoherent and well… for a lack of a better...
Chalk up your Hair - Hair Chalk Trend | Tutorial
I was lurking around the internet and saw this interesting image of a girl with multicolored hair tips~! Turns out she used chalk / soft pastels to achieve this look. Amazeballs. Ended up researching about this trend and luckily found Kandee Johnson’s (celebrity makeup artist and beauty and style blogger) hair chalking how-to video posted on Youtube. I was super happy when I found out...
Top : Closet Safari Polkadot Shorts : NAVA Shoes : Berry Lush Flower Crown : Indiestructible
DIY Studded Tie Dye Denim Top : Tutorial
Easiest DIY project so far! *u* MATERIALS: • Denim Top (I got mine from Bench / Her Bench — it’s super cute and affordable) • Rubber bands — lots and lots of rubber bands! I suggest using the thicker more durable kind. • Fabric Dye (I’m using blue but you can use any color you want as long as your denim top is light in shade) - - about 2 packs. • Gloves • Hot...
Dalkin Emery x Crissey Giveaway
Who’s ready for another giveaway? :) Get ready for the Dalkin Emery x Crissey giveaway! *** PRIZES: * Color in black *** Clothing will fit small - medium frames The mechanics are pretty simple. Here’s what you have to do: 1. LIKE and share this entry to your friends! 2. LIKE Dalkin Emery’s Page (http://fb.com/dalkinemery) 3. Post this as your status on Facebook...
Knitted Cardigan : Topshop Gold Necklace : Fayeness Shop Sequined Cross Shorts : All Dolled Up Flatforms : Primadonna
DIY Studded/Spiked Pumps : Tutorial
Plain pumps getting boring too look at? Spike and stud it up! :D I actually found black faux suede pumps lying around in my shoe cabinet the other day. It’s a size smaller so I don’t really wear it out PLUS I have weak leg muscles so I’m kind of a ‘flats’ girl. PS: Not actual photo of my pumps because I forgot to take a picture hehe /fail. Since Domz (One of...
*** Gold 3/4 Sleeves top : Promod Skirt : Topshop Gold Flats : Payless
DIY Spiked Glittered Loafers
These made my fingers sore ;_; But it was worth it! So cute! :D *** Grab any pair of loafers/flats/whatever you want to put spikes on~ You can get some spikes and studs in Divisoria / Manila area (?) *** Measure ( I placed my spikes 1” apart ) and place tiny dots to mark where you want the spikes to be located. *** Puncture with a sharp object if you do not have a leather hole...